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Pfizer Inc. Senior Scientist, Process Chemistry in Boulder, Colorado

We are seeking a synthetic organic chemist to join the Process Chemistry groupwithin Chemical Research and Development (CRD) in Boulder, CO. CRD,as part of Worldwide RandD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, is responsible forthe development of process technology for the production of activepharmaceutical ingredients (API). CRD scientists engage in all facets ofdevelopment from small scale synthesis in support of Discovery programs, tothe development of the commercial synthetic route. CRD scientists work withmanufacturing specialists for API synthesis in kilo-lab and pilot plantfacilities, as well as provide support for technology transfer to Pfizermanufacturing sites and third party facilities.The successful candidate will design, enable and develop scalable processesto pharmaceutical drug candidates, applying innovative chemistries, newtechnologies and statistical experimental design approaches in a laboratorysetting. The ability to work on and lead multi-disciplinary teams involvingchemists, analysts, engineers, and technologists, and to represent CRDon cross-functional teams is essential.ROLE RESPONSIBILITIESThe successful candidate would propose and identify efficient and robustsynthetic routes for the preparation of APIs in early development.This position requires laboratory experimentation, participation on APIproject teams and collaborating with scientists from Analytical RandD andother disciplines to further develop synthetic routes into syntheticprocesses.Interpretation of analytical data to drive synthetic experimental plans andability to utilize electronic tools (such as electronic notebook) todocument information.A desire to continue to develop and apply new skills is required. Thecandidate would also prepare technical transfer documents for manufacturinginternally or at third parties.Compliance on safety and regulatory requirements is expected and will bedocumented through our internal training program.The successful candidate would participate in key initiatives for CRD andcontribute to continuous improvement work in the department and advancement ofthe Process Chemistry discipline through technology, workflow or businessimpact.Details:Help establish the API laboratory at the Boulder site with state of the artequipment.Perform individual lab work focused on enabling and developing scalableprocesses to deliver API for toxicology studies and early phase clinicalstudies.Strong oral and written communication skills are a must.Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams involving analysts, processsafety scientists, engineers, medicinal chemists and technologists isrequired.Partnering with manufacturing specialists for... For full info followapplication link.EEO and Employment Eligibility:Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions ofemployment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race,color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity orgender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizeralso complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governingnondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employmenteligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Actand IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.

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